20 YEARS AGO

Rutherglen Reformer - - Memory Lane -

Ob­jec­tors to the M74 ex­ten­sion claimed that they would“lie in front of the bull­doz­ers”if the ex­ten­sion was given the goa­head, as a new al­liance of protest groups was formed.

Ruther­glen lost one of it’s best known cit­i­zens, when“peo­ple’s cham­pion”Nan An­der­son passed away af­ter a bat­tle with can­cer.

West Whit­law­burn Hous­ing As­so­ci­a­tion were to make a third at­tempt to se­cure ur­ban aid fund­ing for a new com­mu­nity cen­tre in the heart of the hous­ing scheme.

Ten­ants in Ruther­glen’s trou­bled Green­hill Court de­clared they were still proud to live there, and stepped up an ac­tion plan to im­prove the area.

Dis­cus­sions con­tin­ued over a gi­ant su­per­mar­ket in To­ry­glen.

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